Pakistan wants friendly ties with neighbours including India: Envoy


Pakistan’s Acting High Commissioner to New Delhi, Aftab Hasan Khan on Tuesday said that Islamabad wants friendly relations with all its neighbours including India, adding that peace is inevitable in the South Asian region.

Pakistan’s Charge d’ Affaires Aftab Hasan Khan said this while addressing an event in New Delhi to mark Pakistan Day.

According to the statement issued by the Pakistani mission in New Delhi, Khan said, “To achieve peace between Pakistan and India both countries shall resolve all outstanding issues including Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) through dialogue,” he stressed.

He extended warm felicitations on Pakistan National Day and lauded the zeal with which the broader Pakistan High Commission family participated in the event.

He said that on 23rd March 1940, the Muslims of India under the dynamic leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah made a resolve to make a separate homeland for themselves.—TLTP

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